The College of Engineering’s Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) program provides students the opportunity to collaborate on teams that are both multidisciplinary and multi-cohort in order to tackle complex projects that span multiple semesters. Through this, students develop both the team science and technical skills needed to create impactful breakthroughs and be effective in the workplace. To this end, students receive training in professional development and are mentored on authentic design and research projects, bolstering their abilities and confidence in addressing complex problems. VIP projects provide students an opportunity to learn different aspects of engineering, communication, business, and project management, and how all are important for success and impact.
This valuable program would not be possible without the support of our corporate partners -
Air Force Research Laboratory
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
HP Labs – Palo Alto
International Commission on Stratigraphy
National Science Foundation
Purdue Consoritium for Scalable Manufacturing of Aware Responsive Thin (SMART) Films
By sponsoring VIP, your company will have the opportunity to significantly prepare students for employment and advance your recruiting on campus. To become a Corporate Partner contact Dr. Carla Zoltowski, VIP Director.